• 1
    Act I: Overture
  • 2
    Act I: Gavotte
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    Act I: Accompagnato ‘Behold! Auspicious flashes rise’ (High Priest)
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    Act I: Chorus ‘Lucky omens bless our rites’
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    Act I: Recit., arioso & duet ‘Daughter, obey’ (Cadmus, Athamas)
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    Act I: Recit. ‘Ah me!’ (Semele)
  • 7
    Act I: Air ‘Oh Jove! In pity teach me which to choose’ (Semele)
  • 8
    Act I: Recit. ‘Alas! she yields’ (Ino, Athamas)
  • 9
    Act I: Quartet ‘Why dost thou thus untimely grieve’ (Cadmus, Ino, Athamas, Semele)
  • 10
    Act I: Chorus ‘Avert these omens, all ye pow’rs’
  • 11
    Act I: Recit. ‘Again auspicious flashes rise’ (Athamas) – Recit. ‘Thy aid, pronubial Juno, Athamas implores!’ (Athamas, Semele)
  • 12
    Act I: Chorus ‘Cease, cease your vows, ’tis impious to proceed’
  • 13
    Act I: Recit. ‘Turn, hopeless lover, turn thy eyes’ (Ino) – Recit. ‘She weeps!’ (Athamas)
  • 14
    Act I: Air ‘Your tuneful voice my tale would tell’ (Athamas)
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    Act I: Recit. ‘Too well I see’ (Ino, Athamas)
  • 16
    Act I: ‘Duet ‘You’ve undone me’ (Ino, Athamas)
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    Act I: Recit ‘Ah! wretched prince, doom’d to disastrous love!’ (Cadmus, Athamas) – Accompagnato ‘Wing’d with our fears and pious hate’ (Cadmus)
  • 18
    Act I: Chorus ‘Hail Cadmus, hail!’
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    Act I: Air & chorus ‘Endless pleasure, endless love’ (Augur, Chorus)
  • 20
    Act II: Sinfonia
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    Act II: Recit. ‘Iris, impatient of thy stay’ (Juno, Iris)
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    Act II: Air ‘There, from mortal cares retiring’ (Iris) – Recit. ‘No more, I’ll hear no more’ (Juno)
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    Act II: Accompagnato ‘Awake, Saturnia, from thy lethargy!’ (Juno) – Recit. ‘Hear, mighty queen, while I recount’ (Iris) – Accompagnato ‘With adamant the gates are barr’d’ (Iris)
  • 24
    Act II: Air ‘Hence, Iris, hence away’ (Juno)
  • 25
    Act II: Air ‘Come, zephyrs, come while Cupid sings’ (Cupid)
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    Act II: Air ‘Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me’ (Semele)
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    Act II: Air ‘Lay your doubts and fears aside’ (Jupiter)
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    Act II: Recit. ‘You are mortal and require’ (Jupiter)
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    Act II: Air ‘With fond desiring’ (Semele)
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    Act II: Chorus ‘How engaging, how endearing’
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    Act II: Recit. ‘Ah me!’ – ‘Why sighs my Semele?’ (Semele, Jupiter)
  • 32
    Act II: Air ‘I must with speed amuse her’ (Jupiter)
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    Act II: Chorus ‘Now Love that everlasting boy invites’
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    Act II: Recit. ‘By my command’ (Jupiter, Semele)
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    Act II: Air ‘Where’er you walk, cool gales shall fan the glade’ (Jupiter)
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    Act II: Recit. ‘Dear sister, how was your passage hither?’ (Semele, Ino)
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    Act II: Air ‘But hark! the heav’nly sphere turns round’ (Ino)
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    Act II: Duet ‘Prepare then, ye immortal choir’ (Semele, Ino)
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    Act II: Chorus ‘Bless the glad earth with heav’nly lays’
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    Act III: Sinfonia
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    Act III: Accompagnato ‘Somnus, awake’ (Juno, Iris)
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    Act III: Air ‘Leave me, loathsome light’ (Somnus)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘Dull God, canst thou attend the water’s fall (Iris, Juno)
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    Act III: Air ‘More sweet is that name’ (Somnus)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘My will obey’ (Juno, Somnus)
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    Act III: Duet ‘Obey my will, thy rod resign’ (Juno, Somnus)
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    Act III: Air ‘My racking thoughts by no kind slumbers freed’ (Semele)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘Thus shap’d like Ino’ (Juno, Semele)
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    Act III: Air ‘Myself I shall adore’ (Semele)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘Be as wise as you are beautiful’ (Juno, Semele) – Accompagnato ‘Conjure him by this oath’ (Juno)
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    Act III: Air ‘Thus let my thanks be paid’ (Semele)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘Rich odours fill the fragrant air’ (Juno, Semele)
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    Act III: Air ‘Come to my arms, my lovely fair’ (Jupiter)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘O Semele!’ (Jupiter) – Air ‘I ever am granting’ (Semele)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘Speak, speak your desire’ (Jupiter, Semele) – Accompagnato ‘By that tremendous flood, I swear’ (Jupiter) – Recit. ‘You’ll grant what I require?’ (Semele, Jupiter) – Accompagnato ‘Then cast off this human shape which you wear’ (Semele)
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    Act III: Air ‘Ah, take heed what you press’ (Jupiter)
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    Act III: Air ‘No, no, I’ll take no less’ (Semele)
  • 58
    Act III: Accompagnato ‘Ah, whither is she gone, unhappy fair?’ (Jupiter)
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    Act III: Air ‘Above measure’ (Juno)
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    Act III: Accompagnato ‘Ah me! Too late I now repent’ (Semele)
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    Act III: Chorus ‘O terror and astonishment’
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    Act III: Recit. ‘How I was hence remov’d’ (Ino, Cadmus, Athamas)
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    Act III: Air ‘Despair no more shall wound me’ (Athamas)
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    Act III: Recit. ‘See from above the bellying clouds descend’ (Cadmus)
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    Act III: Sinfonia
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    Act III: Accompagnato ‘Apollo comes, to relieve your care’ (Apollo)
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    Act III: Chorus ‘Happy, happy shall we be’